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European ➔ Plate, Decorative Delftware

Identifier:
121368
Description:
White plate with polychorme oriental floral design. Colors are blue, yellow, orange-brown and green.;This plate is genuine 18th century Delftware. It is not something an immigrant would have brought to West Michigan. Identified and dated by Joel Lefever, Curator, Holland Historical Trust, Holland, MI; tel: 616.394.1362;Maker's mark on the bottom of the plate.
Date:
18th century
Materials:
Painted, Poly-chrome Delft Ware
Dimensions:
1" h
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Collectors' Club Of Grand Rapids
Makers/Donors
Delft

The Collectors Club of Grand Rapids
The Collectors’ Club of Grand Rapids was founded in 1938 “to increase authentic information concerning objects or materials of historical value or personal interest and to encourage the collecting of them.” This private club of collectors meets in member’s homes to hear presentations about antiques and collecting. The Club has had a long association with the Grand Rapids Public Museum as a donor of decorative arts and funds for acquisitions; and has also provided similar funds to the Grand Rapids Art Museum and the Frederick Meijer Gardens. 
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